Plant Manager (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Halliwell Consulting

  Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Job Overview

Our client located near Gatineau, Quebec has an immediate opening for a Plant Manager


Job Purpose

To manage all aspects of a plant in support of corporate business objectives by ensuring compliance with all standards, policies, and regulations for the safe, environmentally sound production of quality product.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives continuous safety, quality and environmental improvements and culture based on current Best Practices
  • Interacts with upper level management to define resource needs of the plant such as raw materials and capital projects.
  • Assembles and leads multi-function site business team.
  • Develops, communicates and implements plant goals, business objectives, operating plans and capital plans.
  • Communicates the corporate vision and goals to staff and employees.
  • Represents company within the local community.
  • Manages and develops staff and employees, including hiring, orientating, training and performance management.
  • Lead performance management effort that includes the identification and communication of critical success factors.
  • Accountable for achieving forecasted financial performance targets.
  • Contribute to the process of managing the capital projects and cost reductions process, including a 3-5 year capital expenditure plan.
  • Establishes and maintains customer focus for employees.
  • Develops budget and manages within budgeted guidelines.
  • Ensures product quality meets established standards.
  • Ensures compliance and perform all duties in accordance with all safety/environmental rules and regulations.
  • Manages and maintains equipment, site, and facilities in appropriate working condition to meet business needs.
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with key customers.
  • Establishes solid manufacturing and operating systems to maximize production and profitability.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Employment Qualifications

  • Must be Bilingual (French & English) both verbal & written.
  • Strong technical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and process improvement techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of safety and environmental systems and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current management and supervisory techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate people toward a goal.
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to lead meetings/teams.
  • Project management and problem solving skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Budget management and financial analysis skills.
  • Results oriented.
  • Ability to interface with customers, staff, other functional areas, and the community.
  • Ability to organize structure and develop staff.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Ability to use computer and supporting software.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Manufacturing, Production or related field.
  • 6+ years’ experience in technical manufacturing facility, preferably within the forest products industry.
  • 3+ years’ experience managing professional, technical, and/or supervisory employees.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

How To Apply

Please submit resumes including salary expectations and availability to Mike MacLeod

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